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"they got along well with our kids, well-behaved."but zeb and tawny schnorr said they immediately deleted the video and took down any pictures of that day.after learning that their adoptive mother is accused of abusing those kids for years.zeb schnorr/father "you just try and reminisce about the day and try to pick up on little things and i just... i got nothing."tawny schnorr/mother"as stupid as it sounds, i'm glad they got to eat at least.according to the report, the kids told police that if they didn't want to cooperate with the youtube videos or could not recall their lines, they would be brutally punished.tawny schnorr/mother"i don't know how you sleep at night. my kids are my everything and if they came to me and said that they didn't want to do youtube, then it would be over."the schnorrs said they'll likely take a break from their youtube channel, as this just hits too close to home.tawny schnorr/mother"you should never have had to go through that and i'm sorry that you were in our house and we didn't see anything. i hope that they can move past this and that they find the families that they deserve." they deserve."
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(grant) that was kim powell reporting. the schnorrs say they never met machelle hackney. the two boys who came over to work on the video were driven by her two adult sons. those men sons. those men face charges for failing to report the abuse. (grant) the mother of a girl found dead in a duffle bag was officially charged in her daughter's death today. 28-year-old taquesta graham was charged in los angeles today with the murder of her nine-year-old daughter. she and her 38-year-old boyfriend, emiel hunt... are accused of killing trinity love jones around march first. jones was found in a partially zipped bag a few days later in the eastern part of l.a. county. if convicted... both graham and hunt are facing life in prison.
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(vicki) also tonight at 5:30... kron4 is always tracking local stories. here's a look at what's going on in your neighborhood right now. (grant) in the east bay... police in pittsburg are searching for a driver in a deadly hit and run. it happened just before 1:30 this morning near the intersection of west leland and bailey roads -- just south of highway four. firefighters from a nearby station discovered a man in the road-- and tried to revive him. but he was pronounced dead at the scene. the driver who hit the man fled -- and right now police do not have any description of the car or the driver. anyone with information is asked to call police. .. (grant) the oakland raiders are just one step away from playing another season at thcoliseum the alameda county board of supervisors approved a lease agreement yesterday... and the coliseum authority approved it earlier this week. tomorrow the oakland city council will vote. the team has until march 24th to find a place for their home games this fall. the raiders are moving to vegas-- but the stadium will
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not be ready until 2020 at the earliest. (vick) on the peninsula... police in south san francisco are warning people of a phone scam. they say it spoofs the police department's phone number on the caller id. the caller then claims the victim is under investigation and has a warrant out for their arrest. police say some of the reasons for the warrant the caller is using includes having bad credit and outstanding parking tickets. the caller will then ask for money in the form of prepaid gift cards. officers are reminding people that they will never call asking for money. (vicki) in san francisco... a police officer is in the hospital after an altercation with a woman in the city's tenderloin neighborhood. it happened around 6:30 this morning near turk and jones street. the officer contacted the woman who was trespassing... and a fight broke out. the officer was injured but is expected to be okay. other officer were called for backup and the woman was arrested. she will only be cited and released for trespassing. (grant) in the north
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bay... ipads were pulled from students in sonoma after a mother discovered sexually explicit adult videos on her child's tablet. district officials later said... several kids in a second class accessed the x-rated content at prestwood elementary. administrators say it started as a search for "kissing"... and spiraled from there by clicking different links. to fix the problem.. the district will install an app allowing teachers to block content. they will also be able to see all classroom screens in real time. (grant) don't like my tall fence? how do you like my nude maniquens relaxing around a table? that's what a santa rosa man effectively said after a neighbor complained about the height of his new fence... and the city made him cut it down to three feet. down to three feet. jason windus sat four former fashion dummies in wicker chairs around a matching table... and a 5th one is
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standing. a nearby sign reads a nearby sign reads "reserved seat for the nosey neighbor that complained about my fence to the city." windus says he was building a six-foot tall fence so he could let his dogs out in his backyard. he says he came up with he says he came up with the idea for the mannequins when trying to figure out how to send a message to his neighbor--- who remained anonymous in the complaint. lawrence karnow: we started with plenty of clouds and rain this morning making for a difficult commute. by the afternoon the clouds had parted and the sunshine returned but it was much cooler. highs today were in the 50s and 60s. on the radar you can see more showers and thunderstorms across the state. the rain will decrease overnight but another storm is not far away. tomorrow will be mostly dry with a slight chance of coastal showers. highs will be in the 50s to mid 60s. storm clouds will return on friday with rain and gusty winds. showers will
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linger into saturday morning. more rain is expected next week. city mayors met with the governor today to talk about tackling the state's homelessness problem. kron 4's capitol bureau reporter ashley zavala explains what the mayor's are hoping for when the state budget is finalized in may ((pkg)) trt 1:40"the budget just changed."governor gavin newsom's conclusion after meeting with the state's big city mayors on california's homelessness issue."it's not just about more money, it's about reprioritizing some of those investments."the governor didn't give specifics
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wednesday but he had originally budgeted $500 million dollars for homeless emergency shelters, navigation centers and supportive housing state-wide.the big city mayors are hoping for more... ((darrell steinberg - sacramento mayor)) "the emphasis this year is going to be to focus as much attention on prevention and early intervention."mayors from the bay area to the border praised the state's homeless emergency aid program, which gives cities flexible funding for the problem..((libby schaaf - oakland mayor)) "we've seen when given the opportunity, mayors move fast and we are innovative, for example in oakland, we have used our heap dollars to resolving encampments in a dignified and effective way, our cabin communities program has expanded our ability to serve more than 600 unsheltered residents a year."((lee brand- fresno mayor)) "like so many here, part of it is going to navigation centers, shelters, rapid rehousing, permanent housing."although mayors are in agreement about the benefits of the program... not all agree with the governor's proposal to pull gas tax funds from cities that don't meet housing production goals... mayors in support of the measure were asked to raise their hands..((steinberg)) "members come from different parts of the state with different points of view, and that's great."they say their common agenda is taking care of the homeless
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(vicki) coming up... time is running out to get your powerball tickets. we'll tell you just how much the jackpot is tonight's drawing. (grant) plus... we'll tell you which bay area county topped the list of healtiest places in the state.
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(grant) a new report reveals that people who live in marin county-- are the healthiest in the state. the 20-19 county health rankings by the robert wood johnson foundation evaluates counties on the health-- and longevity of the people who live there. marin had the highest life expectancy of any county in california. it's followed closely by san mateo and santa clara counties. one area where those counties didn't get high scores... no surprise here, was housing affordability. researchers say the burden of high housing costs is tied to poor health. (grant) a popular home fitness company could be in some legal hot water. several music publishers are suing peloton for more than 150 million dollars in damages.
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they say peloton has used more than a thousand songs without permission for its online fitness classes. those artists include lady gaga, justin timberlake and drake. peloton says it's evaluating the lawsuit ... adding that it has worked with music publishers and record labels to create an extensive music licensing system. (vicki) still ahead... for the first time --- the f-d-a approves a drug to help new mothers with postpartum depression.. we'll have details on how it works from a local doctor.
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(vicki) for your health... the f-d-a has approved the first drug developed for postpartum depression. the drug "zulresso" would be administered through an i-v over two and a half days. and it has the ability to help about 400-thousand women a year who suffer from postpartum. it will likely be priced at roughly 20- thousand to 35-thousand dollars per treatment without insurance. earlier today-- we spoke with doctor anna glezer from the women's wellness psychiatry in burlingame. she talked about how the drug works and exactly who will benefit from it the most. the most. benefit from it who will and exactly drug works and exactly who
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will benefit from it the most. (vicki) you can see more
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interviews like this on our new app-- kron-on. it is the bay area's only live, local news streaming... 24/7 commercial- free service. download it today from the app store ... right now kron is offering a free one week trial. (anchor) taking a live look outside... at the san mateo bridge.(anchor) time now to check on our weather... with chief meteorologist lawrence karnow. lawrence karnow: we started with plenty of clouds and rain this morning making for a difficult commute. by the afternoon the clouds had parted and the sunshine returned but it was much cooler. highs today were in the 50s and 60s. on the radar you can see more showers and thunderstorms across the state. the rain will decrease overnight but another storm is not far away. tomorrow will be
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mostly dry with a slight chance of coastal showers. highs will be in the 50s to mid 60s. storm clouds will return on friday with rain and gusty winds. showers will linger into saturday morning. more rain is expected next week. (grant)
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(vicki) next on kron4 news at
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5... a concerning button in the elevator at a government building. what this "riot" button means-- and why employees are now on high alert.
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(vicki) buttons on elevators are generally meant to inform passengers what
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floor they're going to.(grant) but in one california state government office building, an elevator button has some employees concerned. reporter steve large explains. going up?this elevator will now let you you know if a riot is "going down" outside the doors.the button--with the word riot -- r-i-o-t... spelled out in black and white ...is now inside several elevators in the california department of tax and fee administration building.woman: "ahh, its bizarre."state employees who work in the building say they never got a memo explaining why buttons were added..reporter:idea behind it?"jeff cross:"you're asking the wrong person there." tanya ballard:"no one knew, they didn't say anything about them...just they're here, don't touch them."the buttons were installed within the past few weeks.tanya ballard thinks it's bizarre--but also wonders if there is a secret safety concern in her building.tanya ballard:"because nobody randomly puts a riot button in there. somebody...the be...knows something that we don't know and they don't want to alarm us."reporter:"but it's alarming to see that to begin with?"tanya ballard:"it is, it is."the building is the state department of general services, which confirmed in a statement ...graphic:"the buttons were installed as part of our overall safety and
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emergency plan covering a variety of scenarios including the need to have the elevator not reach the first floor. the wording is in the presof being changed to more effectively reflect the purpose. we apologize for anyone who was distressed by the the buttons are supposed to light up--to the elevators won't go to the first floor, if there scare --like a riot. jeff cross:the labels off because it just freaked everybody out."riot buttons on the elevator ride at work.if it wasn't stressful enough. state employees here--are now on high alert. (vicki) high alert. -are now on employees here--are now on high alert. high alert.-are now on employees here-state employees here--are now on high alert. (vicki) that wraps
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that wraps up kron 4 news at 5.(grant) ken wayne and pam moore are here with kron 4 news at six. thank you grant and vicki. tonight at 6.... dozens rally at u-c berkeley --- making claims of excessive force by campus police. after an encounter with two students.. turns into a physical confrontation an east bay woman accused of shooting her husband now facing a felony charge... as the victim's condition worsens. plus...spring is here---but showers are sticking around. when you can expect wet weather. the news -- at six -- is
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(pam) tonight at 6. students rally against an alleged incident of police brutality .. on the u.c. berkeley campus. three black students say, they were racially profiled by campus police .... and thrown to the ground, arrested, and interrogated. and now, advocates for those students are demanding the charges against them ... be dropped immediately. (pam) thank you for joining us. i'm pam moore. (ken) and i'm n wayne. u.c. police say they were looking for someone who had an illegal weapon on
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campus when it happened. kron4's haaziq madyun has the story. nats/demonstrators"no justice! no peace""no racist police"the black student union here at uc berkeley organized this demonstration to bring attention to what they say is uc police arresting a pair of cal students and a ucsf student on campus on march 8th 2019. according to uc police on that date two of their officers were responding to the report of someone being in possession of a stun device which they say is unlawful on campus. uc police say when the officers tried to confiscate the stun device a struggle took place ending with the students being arrestedsotthese bsu student demonstrators and their supporters agreesot sotsome students question why they are not allowed to have stun devices on campussot

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